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Homemade Wheat Bread

Homemade Wheat Bread In the May/June 2021 issue, you featured an article by Maggie Bullington titled "Growing Wheat in Our Garden." As an enthusiastic miller of wheat and grain, the thought occurred to me that fellow Grit readers may be inspired to try baking a loaf of bread from their own ...

Honey-Infused Beverage Recipes

As beekeepers and honey lovers, my family and I are always looking for ways to use honey in our kitchen. We bake with it, cook with it, and eat it by the spoonful. Lately, we’ve also discovered a whole menu of beverages that can be made with honey, and we’re loving the results. Using ...

Turmeric Switchel Recipe

The turmeric imparts a bright yellow hue to this drink. Be careful when working with fresh turmeric, because it can stain clothes and porous kitchen surfaces and tools. This recipe is reprinted with permission from Wild Drinks and Cocktails: Handcrafted Squashes, Shrubs, Switchels, Tonics, and ...


Switch to Switchel

We have a dizzying array of beverage options, from soda pop and sports drinks to bottled water, iced coffees, and dozens of juices. But sometimes the oldest and simplest choices are best, which may be one reason switchel is making a comeback. A Taste of History Switchel is a sweetened mixture ...


My Family’s Favorite Classic Switchel Recipe

You can use a fine strainer to remove the powdered ginger before serving this classic switchel, although our ancestors weren’t fussy about sediment at the bottom of a jug. Yields 2-1⁄2 cups. Switch to Switchel Pioneer Switchel Recipe Turmeric Switchel Recipe

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